Old Ben 5K Run/Walk
Registration is now open for the 2015 Old Ben 5K presented First Farmers Bank & Trust. The 30th running of the Old Ben 5K is Saturday, March 7th in Highland Park, Kokomo. Proceeds of the event support the IU Kokomo Alumni Association Scholarship Fund to benefit current and incoming students of IU Kokomo. In 2014, over 300 participants took part in the 5K run/walk and Kingston's Fun Run for children 10 & under.
2015 Event Information
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Highland Park · Kokomo, Indiana
8:30 a.m. - Approx. 1/5 mile Kingston's Fun Run presented by Community Howard Regional Health (10 & under)
9:00 a.m. - Old Ben 5K Run/Walk (any age)
February 11, 2015
Day of Race Registration begins
at 7:30 a.m. in Rodgers Pavilion
To receive a t-shirt, register online by Febraury 11, 2015
$15 - Old Ben 5K Run/Walk (race t-shirt included)
$10 - Kingston's Kid Run (race t-shirt included)
Online registration closes on March 1, 2015. No t-shirts after February 11.
Day of race registration
$20 - Old Ben 5K Run/Walk (NO t-shirt)
$10 - Kingston's Kid Run (NO t-shirt)
Approx. 1/5 mile Kingston's Kid Run: 10 & under
Run: 14 & under, 15– 25; 26-35; 36-45; 46–55; 56-65; 66 & over
Walk: 14 & under, 15– 25; 26-35; 36-45; 46–55; 56-65; 66 & over
*children 10 & under are eligible to run or walk the 5K at the $15 5K rate
All Kingston's Fun Run particpants receive a medal.
Each division winner receives a TBD giftcard.
Each overall winner receives a TBD giftcard.
For more information, please contact:
Indiana University Kokomo Office Hours:
Office of Alumni Relations
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday
Directions to Highland Park:
From U.S. 31 at Markland Avenue/ U.S. 22: turn west onto Markland Avenue;
at the 7th stoplight, turn left(south) onto Washington Street;
proceed south on Washington to the first stoplight at Defenbaugh Street;
turn right (west) onto Defenbaugh.
Continue west on Defenbaugh until you reach Highland Park (after the 4-way stop).
Race headquarters is located in Rodgers Pavilion, located on the right.
Parking is available to the left as you enter the park, or at various sites throughout the park.